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Historical Events Happened In August - 11

Sunday, 14 February 2016

1748  On August - 11 joseph Schuster, composer  

1757  On this day in history jose Pradas Gallen, composer, dies at 67  

1772  On August - 11 explosive eruption blows 4,000' off Papandayan Java, kills 3,000  

1772  On this day in history the birth of Jean Victor Moreau, French general  

1772  Rowland Hill, 1st Viscount/general on this day in history.  

1778  On August - 11 friedrich Ludwig Jahn, founder of turnverein (gymnastics) movement  

1780  Barbados hurricane begins on August - 11.  

1786  On August - 11 captain Francis Light establishes the British colony of Penang in Malaysia  

1794  On this day in history jakob Friedrich Kleinknecht, composer, dies at 72  

1799  On August - 11 joachim de Barrande, French paleontologist/geologist  

1804  Francis II assumes the title of first Emperor of Austria on August - 11.  

1805  On August - 11 pieter J Elout van Soeterwoude, Dutch judge/member of parliament  

1807  On this day in history david R Atchison, pres of USA on March 3rd 1849  

1811  On this day in history judah P Benjamin, US lawyer/minister of Confederacy navy [or Aug 6]  

1820  Janos Lavotta, composer, dies at 56 on August - 11.  

1823  Charlotte Mary Yonge, England, writer (Heir of Redclyffe) on August - 11.  

1824  New South Wales is constituted a Crown colony on August - 11.  

1828  Edward Saloman, Gov (Union), died in 1909 on this day in history.  

1832  Thomas Ogden Osbord, Bvt Major General (Union volunteers) on this day in history.  

1833  Robert Green Ingersoll, NY, author/politician/agnostic (Att Gen-R-Ill) on August - 11.  

1835  On this day in history george B Airy begins 46-year reign as England's Astronomer Royal  

1836  On August - 11 cato M Guldberg, Norwegian mathematician  

1837  Marie Francois Carnot, engineer/French pres (1887-94); assassinated on August - 11.  

1844  Jernej Kopitar, filmologist/censor (Slavic Grammatica), dies at 63 on this day in history.  

1852  On August - 11 nicolaas Plomp, Dutch architect (Strugle), dies at 70  

1858  On August - 11 first ascent of the Eiger.  

1858  On this day in history christian Eijkman, Neth, bacteriologist (avitaminos, Nobel 1929)  

1860  Nation's first successful silver mill (Virginia City, Nev) on this day in history.  

1860  Nation's 1st successful silver mill (Virginia City, Nev) on this day in history.  

1860  On August - 11 alfred Coville, French historian (Lesson etats de Normandie)  

1860  James Wilson, politician on August - 11.  

1862  Carrie Jacobs Bond, Janesville Wisc, songwriter (I Love You Truly) on this day in history.  

1863  French protectorate over Cambodia is established on August - 11.  

1863  On August - 11 cambodia becomes French protectorate  

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Famous Birthdays In August - 11

Famous People Born On This Day In History

1467  Mary of York, English princess (d. 1482) was born on August - 11.  

1600  On this day in history birth of paul Hallman, composer  

1613  Cristoph Kaldenbach, composer was born on August - 11.  

1635  On August - 11 birth of thomas Betterton, London, actor/dramatist (Coriolanus)  

1667  Anna Maria Luisa de' Medici, last of the Medicis (d. 1743) was born on August - 11.  

1673  Richard Mead, London, physician was born on this day in history.  

1718  On August - 11 birth of sir Frederick Haldimand, Swiss-born British colonial governor (d. 1791)  

1720  On this day in history birth of martin Gerbert, composer  

Famous Deaths In August - 11

Famous People Died On This Day In History

0353  Death of Magnentius, Roman usurper (b. 303) on this day in history.  

0449  Death of Flavian, Patriarch of Constantinople on August - 11.  

0480  On this day in history death of leonidas, King of Sparta (b. circa 540 BC)  

0897  Death of Wilfred the Hairy, Count of Barcelona on this day in history.  

1171  Louis I, Earl of Wage/Rieneck, dies on August - 11.  

1180  Guillaume de/Willem van Sens, Fren master builder (Canterbury), dies on August - 11.  

1183  On this day in history christian I, archbishop of Mainz, dies  

1204  Death of King Guttorm of Norway (b. 1199) on August - 11.  

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